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Video Tutorials for Megamek
« on: 07 February 2021, 14:12:40 »
Attention all MechWarriors and Tech Adepts!
Are you tired of stumbling through the digital battlefield like a fresh academy cadet who can't tell a PPC from an AC/20? Fear not! We have some legendary MechWarriors whose skills in combat are matched only by their prowess in education, they have descended from the lofty heights of Solaris VII to bestow upon us mere mortals a collection of holovids. These aren't your typical rushed, 10-minute briefings that leave more questions than answers; oh no! We're talking about the kind of deep dives that would make even a ComStar Precentor blink.

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For those aspiring to command their own mercenary outfit without accidentally selling their DropShip for a handful of C-Bills, this series is a goldmine. It's packed with info, from choosing your MechWarriors to negotiating contracts that don't involve you being paid exclusively in salvage from that 'Mech you just blew up.

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- MegaMek Tutorial Part 1: Download, Installation and basic UI overview
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- MekHQ Tutorial Part 3 - MekHQ setup and company creation
- MekHQ Tutorial Part 4 - Stratcon Tutorial

MRC Jesty's Guerrilla Guides
Ever wanted to rain down indirect fire with the precision of a Capellan assassin? MRC Jesty is your go-to for tactics that'll have your foes wondering if you've got a direct line to Sun Tzu himself.

- Sam's Training Videos: #1: Loading Game Settings
- Sam's Training Videos: #2: Indirect Fire LRMs
- Sam's Training Videos: #3: Battle Armor Basics

StrategosLevel3’s MegaMekLab Mysteries
Dive into the arcane arts of 'Mech engineering without the risk of blowing yourself up in the process. Remember, knowledge of the Tech Manual is assumed - ignorance is not an excuse when your autocannon backfires.

- Episode 1 - How to print BattleMech Record Sheets
- Episode 2 - Designing IntroTech BattleMechs in MegaMekLab
- Episode 3 - Using MegaMekLab to make a Standard BattleMech
- Episode 4 - Making an Advanced Tech BattleMech using MegaMekLab
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- Episode 6 - Clan Tech Upgrade to an Inner Sphere BattleMech
- Episode 7 - Using MegaMekLab for a War of 3039 Field Upgrade
- Episode 8 - Designing a Quad Clan OmniMech
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Re: Video Tutorials for Megamek
« Reply #1 on: 07 February 2021, 14:44:57 »
Also happy to take requests for tutorials! Just PM me.

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Re: Video Tutorials for Megamek
« Reply #2 on: 07 February 2021, 20:07:32 »
LAM's and Trailers come to mind.
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Re: Video Tutorials for Megamek
« Reply #3 on: 07 February 2021, 21:47:41 »
I was going to try my hand at writing up something the finer points of double blind/sensor rules combat, including night combat.  Don't think it would be that elaborate though.
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